Lisa Morehouse

Navigating the Delta: The roots of agriculture

Major California rivers drain into the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and over decades of building dams and reservoirs and pumps, it’s become the major hub of California’s water system — a system that may change again if Governor Jerry Brown's controversial plans to build tunnels for water transport go through.

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Your Call: What happened to California's single payer healthcare bill?

In early June, the California Senate passed Senate Bill 562, the Healthy California Act, but it passed without details on how to pay for it. A few weeks later, it was shelved by the California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. He said, "We have never found a funding source. All the other details that were missing made it woefully incomplete."

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Courtesy of Yetunde Olagbaju

Yetunde Olagbaju grew up in Minnesota but has embedded herself in the Bay Area’s creative scene as a multidisciplinary artist and youth arts educator. Her work ranges from video, and installation to performance, and often deals with themes of personal memory, ritual, and vulnerability. She sat down with KALW’s Jen Chien to talk about building human connections through the practice of art.

Lisa Morehouse

Water is the defining feature of the Delta, and recreation on the water is a big part of the economy and culture of this place.

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The next broadcast of Kamau Right Now! will be live from The New Parish in downtown Oakland.

Sights & Sounds: Lucía Sanromán

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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Curator Lucía Sanromán told KALW’s Jen Chien about three great arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Binah: Terry Tempest Williams

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Author, conservationist and activist Terry Tempest Williams celebrates the centennial of the National Park Service with lyrical portraits of America’s grandest parks.

Almanac - Thursday 7/20/2017

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Today Thursday, the 20th of July of 2017 is the 201st day of the year...

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In early June, the California Senate passed Senate Bill 562, the Healthy California Act, but it passed without details on how to pay for it. A few weeks later, it was shelved by the California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. He said, "We have never found a funding source. All the other details that were missing made it woefully incomplete."

Navigating the Delta: The roots of agriculture

Jul 19, 2017
Lisa Morehouse

Major California rivers drain into the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and over decades of building dams and reservoirs and pumps, it’s become the major hub of California’s water system — a system that may change again if Governor Jerry Brown's controversial plans to build tunnels for water transport go through.

Robbie Sweeny

Bay Area choreographer and director Erika Chong Shuch has been making all kinds of performance work, ever since she discovered her love for it at UC Santa Cruz over two decades ago. She’s presented work in theaters for more than 1,000 people. But her latest work is for an audience of just 12. It's what she calls an “intimate adventure,” both personal and collective.

Margo Moritz

This week on Open Air, guest host Judith Seeger talks with Charlotte Moraga, artistic director of the newly formed Chitresh Das Institute, about this weekend’s inaugural season of the institute, featuring the world premiere of ‘The Art of Kathak’, a traditional Kathak solo performance by Charlotte Moraga, accompanied by tabla master Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri, who will also join us in the studio.

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Almanac - Thursday 7/20/2017

Today Thursday, the 20th of July of 2017 is the 201st day of the year...

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